(d.o.c. D.M. 17/07/2002)
The Regulations concerning Cisterna d’Asti wine establish that the following characteristics must be present in the wine when put to market:
Intense ruby red.
Intense, fruity and characteristic.
Winey, delicate and harmonious; lively, sometimes.
Minimum alcohol content : 11.5% Vol.;
Minimum total acidity: 4.5‰;
Sugar–free extract: 20 gr./l